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South Carolina woman dies after her dogs began 'eating her alive,' neighbors say

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:18

She suffered several "extremely severe" dog bites at her home, according to the Greenville County Coroner's Office.


Trump-Kim summit: Trump predicts 'tremendous' meeting with North Korean leader

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:59

Hours before flying to Vietnam for another face-to-face meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, President Trump predicted a "tremendous summit."


Trump rips Harry Reid, falsely states he 'got thrown out' of the Senate

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:54

President Trump on Monday lashed out at former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid after the Nevada Democrat criticized him in a new interview with CNN.


Syria force carries out major evacuation from last IS holdout

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:47

US-backed forces evacuated over 40 truckloads of people from the Islamic State group's last Syria redoubt on Monday, as they sought to clear out civilians before a final push to crush the jihadists. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have slowed down their offensive on the final pocket due to the presence of civilians, with just a scrap of the IS "caliphate" remaining from a territory that once spanned Syria and Iraq. An AFP correspondent saw more than 46 trucks crammed with men, women and children, approaching an SDF outpost, 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of the jihadist redoubt.


Buffett says wealthy Americans are 'definitely undertaxed'

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:23

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Monday that the wealthy, including himself, are not paying enough taxes.


General Electric continues to shrink, selling off its biopharma business Danaher Corp.

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:39

General Electric is selling its biopharma business Danaher Corp. in a $21.4 billion deal that furthers goal of shrinking to bolster its bottom line.


Pro-life movie 'Unplanned' gets unexpected R rating

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:20

Ashley Bratcher, who stars as Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life activist Abby Johnson, reacts on 'Fox & Friends.'


Weak investment climate main 5G risk, not security fears: Ericsson

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:59

Europe risks falling behind other regions in rolling out 5G mobile services because of onerous regulation and weak investment rather than any security concerns about Chinese equipment, Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm said on Monday. High spectrum fees, regulatory uncertainty and a lack of investment were more pressing concerns, Ekholm said, alluding to calls by the United States to ban Chinese network vendors on national security grounds. "The debate here often becomes: it's the lack of technology for operators, that's what slowed down Europe.


Sheriff: 2 bodies recovered from Texas plane crash site

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:22

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A southeast Texas sheriff said Sunday that two bodies have been recovered at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed into a coastal bay. All three people aboard the Flight 3591 died, according to the plane's owner.


Roche 'steps up' for gene therapy with $4.3 billion Spark bet

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:21

Roche will pay $114.50 per share for Spark, more than twice the U.S. company's closing price on Feb. 22, for a portfolio that includes a blindness treatment that has U.S. and European approval and other projects for hemophilia and neurodegenerative disorders like Huntington's disease. Basel-based Roche is buying Spark as rivals, including Novartis, also move aggressively into gene therapy, where treatments for rare, inherited diseases command some of the highest prices in medicine. Spark's blindness therapy Luxturna is priced at $850,000 per patient.


How to use and troubleshoot AirDrop for simple file transfers and handoffs

Macworld - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:00

Apple’s AirDrop feature first appeared in 2011 for transferring files and other kinds of information. It first worked only intra-platform: from iOS to iOS and macOS to macOS. Later versions could cross between iOS and macOS. It’s useful for your own equipment, when you want to send a photo from your Mac to an iPhone, and just as handy as when you’re reading an article and want to share the URL with someone you know nearby.

AirDrop relies on proximity, and requires both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi turned on. It also won’t work on an iPhone or iPad while you have Personal Hotspot enabled, as it relies on a some Wi-Fi functions that are shifted to other purposes.

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How to use and troubleshoot AirDrop for simple file transfers and handoffs

Macworld - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:00

Apple’s AirDrop feature first appeared in 2011 for transferring files and other kinds of information. It first worked only intra-platform: from iOS to iOS and macOS to macOS. Later versions could cross between iOS and macOS. It’s useful for your own equipment, when you want to send a photo from your Mac to an iPhone, and just as handy as when you’re reading an article and want to share the URL with someone you know nearby.

AirDrop relies on proximity, and requires both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi turned on. It also won’t work on an iPhone or iPad while you have Personal Hotspot enabled, as it relies on a some Wi-Fi functions that are shifted to other purposes.

To read this article in full, please click here

Mike Pence Is Meeting With Venezuela's Opposition Leader to Discuss Ways to Oust Maduro

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:54

After a weekend effort failed to deliver aid


Iraq received 14 French IS fighters from Syria Kurds: government

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:53

Fourteen French nationals accused of fighting for the Islamic State group were transferred to Iraq by US-backed forces squeezing the jihadists' final Syrian bastion, an Iraqi government source said Monday. The Syrian Democratic Forces have taken hundreds of foreign IS fighters into custody as they bear down on the jihadists' shrinking pocket of territory in eastern Syria. Since Thursday, they have transferred 280 Iraqi nationals accused of fighting alongside IS to Iraqi authorities.


May and Juncker Say Progess Being Made on Deal: Brexit Update

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:48

Brexit is dominating the EU-Arab summit in Sharm el-Sheikh. Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to renegotiate her unpopular divorce agreement, as she faces a rebellion at home by members of her own party who want to force her to delay Brexit to avoid a catastrophic no-deal. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and May agreed that they needed to get an agreement on changes to the Brexit agreement in time for a summit of EU leaders on March 21, an EU official said.


The elusive Russian operative who could be crucial to Mueller's investigation into Trump

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:43

In the nearly two years that the special counsel, Robert Mueller, has been investigating whether there was collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, few figures seem to have offered more promising leads than Konstantin V Kilimnik. A diminutive, multilingual political operative who was born in Ukraine while it was still part of the Soviet Union, Kilimnik has continued to attract intense interest from prosecutors for his interactions with his long-time boss and mentor, Paul Manafort, and his suspected ties to Russian intelligence. Kilimnik pops up repeatedly as a possible connection between the Trump campaign and Russia, with ties to both sides that are as enigmatic as they are deep.


Jason Momoa's matching pink tuxedo and scrunchie are Oscars gold for fans

Top Stories - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:18

Jason Momoa's velvet Fendi tux and hair accessory were designed by the late Karl Lagerfeld - and now we want a scrunchie.


Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i review: Great sound, plus Alexa and AirPlay 2 support

Macworld - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:00
This second-generation speaker is smarter, more capable, and better-sounding than the model it replaces.

Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i review: Great sound, plus Alexa and AirPlay 2 support

Macworld - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:00
This second-generation speaker is smarter, more capable, and better-sounding than the model it replaces.

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